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Chronic wasting disease could be a serious problem for UP deer March 23, 2018 Michigan, UPMatters.com

Michigan Deer Disease News and Information Archive



... As of February of this year, 30,000 deer have been tested for CWD and 56 were positive in Michigan. No deer in the Upper Peninsula have tested positive at this time but through contact with infected deer, the risk is not far away." ..,

... deer hunting is an estimated $2.3 billion industry...  57 deer in Michigan have been positively identified as having the disease, with the majority of them in Montcalm County..,

Changes coming to Michigan deer management? May 10, 2018 Cadillac Evening News
... Since May 2015, CWD-positive deer have been found in Clinton, Ingham, Ionia, Kent and Montcalm counties. As of mid-January 2018, 57 free-ranging deer in those counties have tested positive for chronic wasting disease...  five recommendations include hiring an outside marketing agency to develop a campaign to address how the state wants to conduct surveillance and management ..,


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